Home > Tag Archives: ICRC

Tag Archives: ICRC

Russia joins Red Cross call for daily truce in Syria | BBC News

In a statement, the foreign ministry called on the government “and all armed groups who oppose it” to agree to ceasefires “without delay”. Russia has twice vetoed Western-backed draft resolutions on Syria at the UN Security Council. Its call came hours after clashes erupted in part of the Syrian capital. The head of the ICRC, Jakob Kellenberger, had travelled to ...

Read More »

Libya: fighting still raging, one month on | ICRC

Geneva/Tobruk (ICRC) – One month after armed violence broke out in Libya, the fighting continues and is now spreading to the country’s most populated areas. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) today transferred its staff in Benghazi to the eastern city of Tobruk, where it will continue to assist victims of the conflict. “As we leave Benghazi and ...

Read More »
I footnotes